Jack Brymer - 1944

from In the Orchestra, page 157:

... and in 1942 the orchestra was reformed with many of the old London 'stars' and a few of the disbanded BBC Salon Orchestra under the direction of Sir Malcolm Sargent. I remember this as one of the high spots of the Liverpool orchestra's life, especially a great performance of Dvořák's Cello Concerto in 1944 which brought Pablo Casals to the country for the last time... The performance was unforgettable for the incredibly personality of the little man who was it centre. I suppose Sargent did conduct, but he seemed to be invisible; and the orchestra was quite incredibly good, by …   more >>

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Jack Brymer, In the Orchestra (London, 1987), p. 157. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1419442646425 accessed: 27 May, 2024


Jack Brymer
Schoolteacher, Clarinetist, Musician

Listening to

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Cello Concerto in B minor, op. 104, B. 191
written by Antonín Dvorák
performed by Malcolm Sargent, Pablo Casals, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic

Experience Information

Date/Time 1944
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public


No location details provided.

Originally submitted by iepearson on Wed, 24 Dec 2014 17:37:26 +0000
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 11:50:18 +0000